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Behavioral Health Case Manager One Year Experience Req'd

Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Position Summary Responsibilities include all aspects of coordinating care for individuals receiving Targeted Case Management Services to address Behavioral Health (BHCM) as required by the Agency of HealthCare Administration. The Behavioral Health Case Manager in this position will ensure that linkages are made between, health care, behavioral health provider agencies, and other state managing entities. The Behavioral Health Case Manager supports individuals served and their family members through the collaboration, linkage and monitoring of services in the community as deemed appropriate based on the clients initial and on-going assessments. The Behavioral Health Case Manager primary focus is mental illness and/or substance abuse diagnosis. Specific Duties and Responsibilities 1. Develops partnerships with the array of system representatives, to facilitate appropriate and necessary services that are person-centered for clients. 2. Participates in relevant community meetings to obtain and gather relevant information and resources. 3. Coordinates and recommends and facilitates linkages to appropriate services. 4. Makes recommendations in terms of services to meet system needs. 5. Monitors and reports on progress for clients as it relates to progress toward agreed upon service plan goals and outcomes. 6. Conducts case reviews with providers and supervisor as needed. 7. Develop comprehensive assessment and service plans on individuals served; maintain files on individual cases, meetings, and other activities. 8. Collaborates with other care coordinators and support team. 9. Meets regularly with client and other care coordinator and supervisor to stay abreast of issues. 10. Other duties, as requested. Experience and Education v Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Psychology or a related field. v Behavioral Health Case Manager Certification (BHCM) v Minimum of 1 year full time experience in the mental health or case management with the target population. v If not certified will be required to complete the Florida Certification Board Behavioral Health Case Management Certification Training within 6-months of hire date. Skills/Abilities/Competencies: To succeed as a Behavioral Health Case Manager the individual requires the following: 1. Understanding of the behavioral health system and court system in Broward County. 2. Understanding of the overall system of care. 3. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. 4. Proficient with computer programs such as Microsoft Office. 5. Documentation Skilled in writing notes and other reports. 6. Time Management- The ability to plan accordingly and submit progress notes and other required documents timely 7. Judgment Displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions based on sound ethical practices. 8. Empathy Displays appropriate empathy for persons with problems and problem-solving skills to assist in the development of necessary and appropriate services. 9. Diplomacy Able to deal effectively and positively with staff and external parties including providers and community stakeholders. 10. Follow Through Demonstrates the ability to assume responsibility for tasks and insure they are completed thoroughly and timely. 11. Understanding of Data/Outcomes as they relate to the target population to be served. Other Qualifications: Must have reliable transportation v Have a valid Florida drivers license and acceptable driving record. v Be willing to consent to a background screening processes as required by the State, based on holding this position of special trust to include fingerprint-based search of criminal records in Florida and nationally if needed.

Company Description About US Pickett Fences Family Stabilization and Mental Health Services of South Florida Inc. is a program developed in the Plantation, Florida area based on the premise of advocating and encouraging the empowerment and self-reliance of consumers to pursue the highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence. We deliver quality Targeted Case Management services to consumers. We believe in a holistic, goal-oriented and person-centered advocacy that includes linkage and coordination of community resources to help improve an individuals quality of life and ultimately, achieve self-sufficiency.

Our Staff is comprised of highly-trained professionals with more than 13 years of practical experience working with individuals that experience trauma-related issues, domestic violence, substance abuse, severe mental illness, co-occurring disorders, developmental and learning disabilities, and parent-child conflict among all age groups. We work with individuals and families to identify and maximize self-reliance and natural support systems such as extended family, friends, and spiritual leaders. By fostering a collaboration and coordination of community resources, support systems and professional caretakers, the Pickett Fences Family team helps consumers build a network that will provide stability as they work towards resurgence as an individual and as a family.

Keywords: PICKETT FENCES FAMILY STABILIZATION, Fort Lauderdale , Behavioral Health Case Manager One Year Experience Req'd, Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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